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Register now: WeGovNow workshop in Padua on January 25

With the WeGovNow project coming to an end after three years, it is now the time to put our heads together and discuss the project’s general bottom-up WeGovernment approach. With a view to not only discuss lessons learned but to stimulate further research or uptakes of the WeGovNow platform, an international exploitation workshop will take place next week in...

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Participate in our survey!

Among its various civic participation functions, the WeGovNow pilot platform utilises an interactive map enabling all users to relate posted content to specific places in the local community where they deem useful. Generally, the quality of such maps can vary and sometimes this may even confine their practical usefulness. For instance, relying on a map that...

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WeGovNow working to improve Southwark’s streets

On November 30, Southwark Highways staff and representatives from the WeGovNow team were out on London streets – meeting residents of Harper Road and finding out their views on proposed street improvements. The Highways team has been working with residents of Harper Road for the past couple of years, looking at ways to improve their street and reduce the...

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Out now: The fourth WeGovNow newsletter

Since the beginning of this year, the WeGovNow citizen engagement platform is now publicly available in our three pilot municipalities Turin, Southwark and San Donà di Piave, proving to be a helpful tool for collaborative processes between citizens and public administration. Almost 10.000 users have already registered to the pilot service, and all three...

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WeGovNow team at annual fair in San Donà di Piave

Just like last year, the WeGovNow team represented by project partner Mapping for Change, attended the annual Le Fiere Del Rosario festival in San Donà Di Piave to support the pilot municipality Comune Di San Donà Di Piave in introducing the WeGovNow platform to a new audience. The annual three-day festival is attended by 300,000 visitors and so presented...

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Turin citizens & public administration co-design public space with help of WeGovNow

Our pilot city Turin utilises the WeGovNow pilot platform for co-developing a former industrial area together with its citizens. The area has already been converted into an urban park, Parco Dora, some years ago. A remaining space within the park, the so called Vitali area, is still to be re-developed. Citizens are collaborating with the public...

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WeGovNow supports inter-faith work in Southwark

Southwark Council is working with local faith groups to build stronger communities and meet the needs of all of its residents. They are developing a Faith Strategy, which will help different groups work with each other and with the Council, for the benefit of all. Southwark has around 400 separate faith groups operating in the borough. Many faith groups have...

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30 students work as WeGovNow ambassadors in San Donà di Piave

The public adminsitration in San Donà di Piave has concluded a formal agreement with three local high schools which enables 30 students to work as WeGovNow ambassadors supporting the administration, non-government organisations and citizens in the use of the platform under day-to-day conditions.

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WeGovNow at the Open Government Week in Turin

During the second edition of the Open Government Week, WeGovNow project partner and pilot site City of Turin has organised a public debate discussing the importance of innovation, participation and privacy in the context of digital citizenship and introduced the WeGovNow engagement platform as a new way to interact with citizens.

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Training the trainers: London Southwark hosts WeGovNow stakeholder lab

In January 2018, the London Borough of Southwark hosted a WeGovNow training lab which brought together public service officials both internal and external to the municipality as well as representatives from local NGOs. The training session introduced the various stakeholders to the WeGovNow platform, motivating them to discover its capabilities and explore...

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